M3post member Jonmartin’s G-power SKII Supercharger M3 has just put down a dyno run resulting in 604hp / 444lb tq at the crank! We are now starting to see monster #’s coming from M3post member’s cars.
The production version of the BMW 5-series GT continues road testing in Germany and the car seems to follow the "concept" car, that was shown off last month, nearly verbatim. These latest shots are high-resolution and shot in real world lighting which I believe show off the true curves of this car that were somewhat lost in the press release photos that were under heavy lighting. Seeing the car in real world conditions confirms to ME that this car has some very well thought out styling cues and will look great from most angles. However, there is no hiding that high trunk that will be an instant turn off for many, but for them, the standard 5-series will be a better fit anyway. This car is … CONTINUED
The 3er GT is about 180 degrees from the 5er GT , although they will share the same bloodline , The 3er GT is a hybrid of a Touring and a Sporting shooting brake design. To understand the design of the 3er GT you have to go back to the original RFK Concept , With this design many within BMW loved the original intention unfortunately BMW had to re-interpret it’s conception to a vehicle that would become today’s 5er Gran Turismo.
AC Schnitzer has a black E89 Z4 in its stable and the tuning house is wasting no time in starting its customization. Plans include performance upgrades, a sports rear silencer and tailpipe trims, suspension optimization, aerodynamic components and interior accessories.
German magazine Automotorundsport has put out these new renders of what the next generation 1-series could look like. It seems as though these renders are WAY off the reality of what will come. Most sources seem to confirm that the next one will take alot of styling cues from the BMW GINA concept car in some form, while these renders seem to rely on the current BMW 7-Series styling. Regardless, it did seem like an interesting attempt and worth the post.
( http://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/n…t-1244877.html )
Auto Motor Und Sport has put together speculative images of the 2012 F30 3-series and upcoming 3-series PAS using elements from BMW’s latest offerings (7-series, Z4 and 5-series GT)
This stunning set of photos of the F01 2009 7-series perfectly accentuates the best lines of BMW’s flagship sedan.
South florida site members had their own sizeable BMW event over the weekend as 100+ BMWs converged upon Boca Raton, FL. Classics as well as late models were well represented. Photos coverage inside.
Now that the new BMW Z4 (E89) is getting out into the European market it seems more and more photos are flooding in. The people at carfreaks.net went out for a trip to BMW welt and were able to snap some direct comparison photos between the E85 and E89 Z4s!
BMW’s M-division showcased its entire official MotoGP safety car fleet at the Jerez MotoGP motorbike race. The X6 M is the latest addition to the fleet.